Luis Rodriguez was born October 9, 1955 in Pecos, TX to Miguel & Flora (Vuelvas) Rodriguez and passed from this life surrounded by family and faith on April 10, 2017 in Tulsa, OK at the age of 61.
A graduate of Texas Tech who also studied at the United States Naval Academy, Luis was an electrical engineer most recently employed by WPX Energy; Luis also did independent computer consulting in his later years. That being said, Luis enjoyed everything relating to electronics. Outside of his career, Luis also had a passion for all types of music—spanning from mariachi to polka—that he passed on to his two children. Despite his many avocations, Luis will be most remembered for his unwavering humor, spirit, and faith that impacted those around him through his final days.
Luis was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his wife, Lenora Jean (Sewell) Rodriguez; his son, Josh Rodriguez; his daughter, Lutie Rodriguez; his sisters and brother-in-law, Helen & Julio Pena and Anna Rodriguez; and his brother and sister-in-law, Mike & Corina Rodriguez.
Visitation will be held at the Ninde Brookside Funeral Home Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. with the family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. A funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. Thursday, at the First Baptist Church, 403 S. Cincinnati, Tulsa. He will be laid to rest following at Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Luis’ memory to either First Baptist Church Caring Center or First Baptist Church Student Ministry (403 S. Cincinnati Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74103).
Ninde Brookside, 918.742.5556, ninde.com